J&J Can't Get Missouri Court To Reconsider $2.1B Talc Ruling

Law360 (July 29, 2020, 5:59 PM EDT) -- A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday rebuffed Johnson & Johnson's request that it take a second look at its decision that affirmed a jury's finding that the company's talcum powder products gave nearly two dozen woman ovarian cancer and upheld $2.11 billion in damages from the landmark $4.7 billion verdict. 

J&J was seeking to overturn a three-judge panel's June ruling that slashed roughly $2.6 billion from the verdict but affirmed the jury's finding that asbestos and other carcinogens in J&J's talc products had caused 22 women's cancers and held that J&J's conduct regarding its talc "was outrageous."

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